By-election due in Chadsmead after Lichfield District Council member Marion Bland resigns

A by-election will be held in Chadsmead after a member of Lichfield District Council resigned.

Liberal Democrat Marion Bland has stepped down due to ill-health.

Marion Bland

Marion Bland

She served as a councillor between 2007 and 2011 and again when she was voted in through a by-election in 2014 up until her resignation at the end of 2015.

Councillor Mike Wilcox, Conservative leader of Lichfield District Council, said: “I would like to thank Marion for her contribution, she has been an excellent ward councillor and a valued member of Lichfield District Council.

“We all hope she enjoys better health soon and wish her the best for the future.”

A by-election is likely to be held early in 2016.

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